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2010-11 Awards

Strategic Initiative Grants

CCP Disability Awareness Outreach

Disability-focused programming that targets the general campus community. Types of activities will include disability ally trainings and passive programming.

Submitted by: Counseling Center in collaboration with Disability Resources and Educational

Services Creating a Safer Campus

A nationwide prevention and intervention campaign from NASPA that will build community, promoting inclusiveness, and inter-connectivity.

Submitted by: University Housing and NUF Fellows in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and InterculturalRelations

Empowering the Sophomore Experience

A retention program focusing on Latino/a Sophomores.

Submitted by: Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations in collaboration with Office of Minority Student Affairs and The Career Center

Inter-Connect

A program that will provide knowledge and skills that will assist international students in their transition to the culture of the United States.

Submitted by: Counseling Center in collaboration with Asian American Cultural Center and International Student and Scholar Services

I-WIN Programs

I-WIN is a film project that will document the obstacles women face as students in math, science and engineering disciplines.

Submitted by: Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations in collaboration with WIMSE Living-Learning Community, Gender and Women’s Studies, Women in Engineering and Women in Chemistry. Awarded funds from the Verdell-Frazier-Young fund for the improvement of the education of undergraduate women.

Launch Into Leadership

Launch into Leadership is a retreat that will provide leadership skills for first year students living in the residence halls.

Submitted by: University Housing in collaboration with the Illinois Leadership Center, and Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations

Leadership and Career Seminar Series

A seminar series that will educate female undergraduates about career and leadership related skills.

Submitted by: Women’s Resources Center in collaboration with Illinois Leadership Center and The Career Center. Awarded funds from the Verdell-Frazier-Young fund for the improvement of the education of undergraduate women.

Native American Family Visit Day

NAFVD will provide an orientation for Native American students and their families and will provide an opportunity for families to visit campus.

Submitted by: the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations and in collaboration with the Office of Admissions, Office of Minority Student Affairs, University Housing and Campus Recreation

Veteran Bowling League

The bowling league will serve as a social network support program that will help veterans adapt to campus life with the help of Counseling Center staff.

Submitted by: Illini Union in collaboration with the Counseling Center